Father Greg MacLeod died in Sydney (b. in Sydney Mines, 1935). He was a lifelong educator, ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1961 and become involved in community economic development initiatives in Cape Breton. He founded the Tompkins Institute in 1974 at the University College of Cape Breton (now Cape Breton University — CBU) and had a close association with the founding of CBU’s Centre for Community Economic Development in 1986. He is best known as the founder of New Dawn Enterprises in 1976, the oldest community development corporation in Canada, involved in business and social development in Cape Breton. He was the leading visionary behind BCA Investment Cooperative Ltd. (part of the BCA Group), established in 1998. He authored many articles, as well as the book From Mondragon to America: Experiments in Community Economic Development (Cape Breton University Press, 1997). (Photo: Father Greg Macleod. CapeBretonPost.com).